The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 100 101 139
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +38
Contract jobs citing REST 102 106 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 1.77% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.36% 5.95% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 84 59
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £568 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 131 (61.50%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (51.64%) Java
3 88 (41.31%) JavaScript
4 87 (40.85%) Web Services
5 86 (40.38%) HTML
6 83 (38.97%) TDD
7 81 (38.03%) SOAP
8 63 (29.58%) JSON
9 61 (28.64%) XML
10 55 (25.82%) Scrum
10 55 (25.82%) CSS
11 50 (23.47%) HTML5
12 48 (22.54%) Git (software)
13 46 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (20.66%) BDD
15 39 (18.31%) Spring
16 36 (16.90%) SQL
16 36 (16.90%) OO
16 36 (16.90%) Jenkins
17 35 (16.43%) MVC
17 35 (16.43%) Finance
18 34 (15.96%) jQuery
19 33 (15.49%) Subversion
20 31 (14.55%) AngularJS
21 29 (13.62%) Apple iOS
21 29 (13.62%) Linux
22 28 (13.15%) Banking
23 27 (12.68%) Maven
23 27 (12.68%) .NET
23 27 (12.68%) C#

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.69%) Node.js
2 6 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.82%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.82%) CMS
3 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.88%) Mule
4 4 (1.88%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.88%) JBoss
5 3 (1.41%) Apache
5 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.94%) Confluence
6 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.94%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.94%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.94%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Radian6
1 2 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Force.com
2 5 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.35%) Heroku
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) Office 365
3 2 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.98%) HTTP
2 9 (4.23%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.94%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.94%) CTI
3 2 (0.94%) X.509
3 2 (0.94%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.27%) MongoDB
2 21 (9.86%) MySQL
3 20 (9.39%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.92%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.57%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.23%) Big Data
7 8 (3.76%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.29%) Neo4j
8 7 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.82%) DB2
10 5 (2.35%) Redis
11 4 (1.88%) HBase
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.41%) SQLite
12 3 (1.41%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.94%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 33 (15.49%) Subversion
4 27 (12.68%) Maven
5 21 (9.86%) Selenium
6 19 (8.92%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.23%) JIRA
8 8 (3.76%) JMeter
8 8 (3.76%) JUnit
8 8 (3.76%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.29%) PHPUnit
9 7 (3.29%) Mockito
10 6 (2.82%) Hudson
10 6 (2.82%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.82%) Android Studio
11 5 (2.35%) WebLOAD
11 5 (2.35%) TestNG
11 5 (2.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (1.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (16.43%) Finance
2 28 (13.15%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.29%) Marketing
5 6 (2.82%) Games
6 5 (2.35%) Advertising
6 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.88%) Retail
8 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (74.18%) Developer
2 57 (26.76%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.62%) Senior Developer
4 17 (7.98%) .NET Developer
5 16 (7.51%) iOS Developer
6 14 (6.57%) Architect
7 13 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Analyst
8 12 (5.63%) Android Developer
8 12 (5.63%) PHP Developer
9 8 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (3.76%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Scala Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Senior iOS Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (40.85%) Web Services
2 86 (40.38%) HTML
3 81 (38.03%) SOAP
4 63 (29.58%) JSON
5 61 (28.64%) XML
6 55 (25.82%) CSS
7 50 (23.47%) HTML5
8 39 (18.31%) Spring
9 34 (15.96%) jQuery
10 31 (14.55%) AngularJS
11 27 (12.68%) .NET
12 22 (10.33%) Hibernate
13 20 (9.39%) RESTful
14 19 (8.92%) JMS
15 16 (7.51%) CSS3
16 15 (7.04%) J2EE
17 14 (6.57%) JSP
18 13 (6.10%) Ajax
19 12 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 12 (5.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.86%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.63%) User Experience
4 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.23%) Open Source
6 7 (3.29%) iPhone
7 6 (2.82%) iPad
7 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.88%) Social Media
9 4 (1.88%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.41%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.94%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.94%) W3C
11 2 (0.94%) IPTV
11 2 (0.94%) Online Games
11 2 (0.94%) IVR
12 1 (0.47%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.62%) Apple iOS
1 29 (13.62%) Linux
2 22 (10.33%) Android
3 14 (6.57%) UNIX
4 7 (3.29%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.88%) Windows
6 2 (0.94%) CentOS
6 2 (0.94%) Solaris
6 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (61.50%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (38.97%) TDD
3 55 (25.82%) Scrum
4 46 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (20.66%) BDD
6 36 (16.90%) OO
7 35 (16.43%) MVC
8 23 (10.80%) Software Engineering
8 23 (10.80%) Web Development
9 22 (10.33%) Kanban
10 21 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (9.39%) E-Commerce
11 20 (9.39%) Unit Testing
12 19 (8.92%) OOP
12 19 (8.92%) SOA
13 18 (8.45%) iOS Development
14 15 (7.04%) Android Development
15 14 (6.57%) CRM
15 14 (6.57%) Content Management
16 11 (5.16%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 110 (51.64%) Java
2 88 (41.31%) JavaScript
3 36 (16.90%) SQL
4 27 (12.68%) C#
5 25 (11.74%) PHP
6 20 (9.39%) Objective-C
7 19 (8.92%) Ruby
8 16 (7.51%) Scala
9 12 (5.63%) Python
10 11 (5.16%) Apex Code
11 10 (4.69%) Apple Swift
11 10 (4.69%) C++
12 6 (2.82%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.35%) PHP5
14 4 (1.88%) Groovy
14 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.88%) Perl
15 3 (1.41%) XPath
15 3 (1.41%) Go
15 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (8.45%) Degree
2 6 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) Docker
2 2 (0.94%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.94%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.69%) yum
3 5 (2.35%) Puppet
4 4 (1.88%) Jitterbit
5 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.94%) Oozie
6 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (5.16%) Oracle
3 7 (3.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.29%) Coverity
4 6 (2.82%) Informatica
5 5 (2.35%) Sybase
5 5 (2.35%) IBM
6 4 (1.88%) Appcelerator
6 4 (1.88%) Talend
6 4 (1.88%) Zend
7 3 (1.41%) SAP
7 3 (1.41%) HP
7 3 (1.41%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.94%) Sencha
8 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.94%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.94%) Pardot
8 2 (0.94%) ExactTarget
8 2 (0.94%) Conga
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